Commerce Probes China Pipe Co. For Skirting Duties

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Commerce said Friday it would begin investigating whether a Chinese drill pipe manufacturer is thwarting an anti-dumping duty order by finishing the assembly of its products in the United Arab Emirates before shipping them to the U.S.

Commerce launched a formal inquiry to determine whether pipe and tool joints that Hilong Group of Cos. Co. Ltd. produced in China and friction-welded together in the U.A.E. were actually Chinese products, and therefore subject to duties of almost 430 percent.

A group of domestic...
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